What’s Happening in Ottawa This Weekend: 26-28. November

What’s Happening in Ottawa This Weekend: 26-28.  November

OTTAWA – CTVNewsOttawa.ca is looking at activities and events taking place in Ottawa, Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec this weekend. OTTAWA JULEMARKED It’s the opening weekend of Ottawa’s Christmas market in Lansdowne. It is located in Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza, surrounded by snow-covered heritage buildings and wooden huts. Thousands of lights and decorations twinkle and sparkle. … Read more

Top books to give and read this season

Top books to give and read this season

OTTAWA – It’s Sean Wilson’s job to read. The artistic director of the Ottawa International Writers Festival, which I have dubbed ‘our book guy’, has many books on the go. He’s never happy when I ask him to just share a handful of his top picks with us. It’s painful to cut the list down. … Read more

COVID-19 in Ottawa: COVID-19 outbreak at 23 schools in Ottawa

OTTAWA – The number of COVID-19 outbreaks at Ottawa’s schools continues to grow on the eve of the first COVID-19 vaccinations given to children. Ottawa Public Health on Thursday reported three new outbreaks in elementary schools. There are now COVID-19 outbreaks at 21 elementary schools and two high schools. A new COVID-19 outbreak at Chapel … Read more

‘I officially received Trikafta’: Ottawa woman with cystic fibrosis receives life-saving medication

OTTAWA – A 23-year-old Ottawa woman with cystic fibrosis received a life-saving medication this week and now promises to keep fighting until every single CF patient has it “in their hands.” Last week, CTV News Ottawa introduced you to Sara Aldrich, who said her private health insurance would not cover the $ 300,000 a year … Read more

Is there a parking ban? The City of Ottawa is making changes to the winter parking ban notification system

OTTAWA – One thing is for sure in Ottawa, there will be snow this winter. With the season’s first significant snowfall in the forecast for Friday, many motorists are wondering if and when they will have to move the vehicle to make room for the plow. The city of Ottawa is getting ready for winter … Read more

Walmart says it will remove sexually explicit toys from children’s section of website after mother complains

Walmart says it will remove sexually explicit toys placed in the children’s section of its website after a woman shopping for a gift for her young nephew came across the graphic products. Danica Bennett said she stumbled upon the items two weeks ago after searching on Google for Christmas gift ideas for her 10-year-old nephew. … Read more

Rain continues to bump the east coast, swell rivers, wipe out crops

Parts of the east coast are getting drenched, with flood warnings in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. Close to 60 mm fell overnight at Byron Bay, Coonamble and Gunnedah, while Dubbo recorded 66 mm and Wagga Wagga received the highest total in NSW with 70 mm of rain. Cessnock, Richmond, Bathurst, Tuggeranong, Cooma, and Coonabarabran all … Read more

Expired vaccine doses given at Shoppers Drug Mart leave Ontario man with questions

TORONTO – A man from Ontario says he feels confused and frustrated after he was one of 12 people vaccinated with an expired COVID-19 vaccine dose at a Vaughan Shoppers Drug Mart last week. Sina Copur said he visited Shoppers Drug Mart at 9200 Weston Road on November 16 to receive his second dose of … Read more

Much needed grocery store opens in Little Italy

OTTAWA – Little Italy residents will soon have a new place to buy their groceries, have a bite to eat and even enjoy a glass of wine while browsing the hallways. Tony Zacconi of Sala San Marco on Preston Street has transformed one of his ballrooms into a place that will serve his community in … Read more

Inspection in Toronto LTC home underway after woman feels the need to call ambulance for sick father

TORONTO – Long-term care inspectors visited a home in North York today after a woman called an ambulance to pick up her sick father, who was not being treated for a serious urinary tract infection. Jacy Ruuhala told CTV Toronto on Wednesday that her 78-year-old father’s condition was getting worse day by day and staff … Read more